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weeks from election day. "action news" reporter bob brooks live with the details. >> monica, good evening, i want to give you stats here. since the primary elections, 40,000 people in pennsylvania have registered to vote. and montgomery county 16,000, there is a lot of excitement as we know about this election. if you want to register to vote you have time tonight but you only have six hours to do so. >> voter registration -- how may i help you? >> at the voter registration building they believe that every vote matters that is why they are open until midnight montgomery county is staying open until 8:00. for carlton murray he believes that slogan he is volunteering his time to get people registered. >> we are involved in the change in the country and people tonight realize that, if they go out to vote they can make a difference. >> corey wagner did not know it
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was the day to register. >> get your registration in your vote matters. >> it's important for me because of the historic nature of hillary clinton's candidacy as a woman. >> there is only two ways to do it the easiest is online, head to >> to make it easier, send the text to 28683, and pa, and a register link will come up. and walk into your voter services office. like jail write she carried her two little one as long to register. >> i think it's important. i think i would feel guilty especially this section if i just didn't make sure all the necessary things were done to ensure i could vote. >> reporter: now "action news"
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wants you to be able to exercise your right to vote that is why on our 6 abc news app we posted a link where you can follow and register. reporting live bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. for those of you living in delaware the deadline is this saturday october 15th and new jersey folks have until next tuesday, october 18th to register to vote. temple university named the new president this afternoon. richard england is serving as acting president. he is promoted to that job perm n npermnantly. he took over in july when they forced neil thee bold out in the wake of a controversy. newly obtained surveillance video captured the moments just before and after the triple shooting in philadelphia's may fair neighborhood.
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gun fire erupted at sterling street last night. sara bloomquist is live. you heard from the parents of one victim? >> yes, the vigil is expected to start across the street where the deadly shooting happened last night. the three victims were captured on surveillance video outside of the corner store to my left. the 17-year-old was killed and two other young men remain in critical condition tonight. this is 17-year-old bronson moton in his corner store buying something to eat and a moment later he was outside hanging out with four friends and a light car pulled up and a man wearing all black walked down hawthorne street. it was just after 9:00 when shots were fired in the alley around the corner. he was shot in the torso as well as a 16-year-old and a
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20-year-old shot in the neck ran to a nearby police station for help. >> his father wiped away the blood from the crime scene. >> another innocence life is gone. it's ridiculous. >> it's owner of that corner store he frequented, told us that teako was a good kid and excelled in sports and was well liked. >> he was an average kid. full of life. silly all the time. he was silly all the time. >> police found a resolver in a shoe that does not belong to the victims at the scene and retrieve the shell casings from a second come. >> there were definitely people out there and they need to can't our unit. >> his mother has this to say.
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>> you took the wrong person's mom and dad's son. >> a second gun was found blocks away under a car and there is rumor that a fourth man was a victim who did not show up for school today. i'm sara bloomquist, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. comcast is now facing the largest civil fine ever for a cable operator over bogus billing, the federal communication commission says that they are charging customers for things they never ordered or extra cable boxes, the 2.3 million there's penalty resolves a two year investigation by government regulations. comcast says they did not intentionally charge customers. trenton is disclosing its
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concerns over led in the water at some of its city school. 21 sites were tested and more than 100 drinking faucets were over the limit. john rawlins is here with more. >> concern you? >> very much so. >> why? >> because my son is here every single day of the week. >> a parent today reacting to the news that a number of the district' water fountains and taps tested above the epa action level of 15 billion parts of led. this found an was 100 times that level. the district took action on learning the results. >> the fixture has a hit we immediately shut the fixture down. >> the decision to cap it replace it. >> it's good they identified the
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problem because for so long this area of led and water is invisable and off the radar. >> in the wake of the flint debacle water is on the radar. and a community based group in trenton still focuses on led based paint in homes that is the biggest threat to kids. >> 80% of led exposure comes from old led paint in house that is not well maintained. >> it's toxic and young children are vulnerable no matter the source. >> no led level in water or housing dust or whatever is safe. it's exposure to led, it's cumulative problem. >> we have a link at our website at for the five pages of results here in trenton and similar results from the philadelphia school district. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news" school children are learning
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about fire safety with a partnership with the fire department and holy redeemer catholic school. two thousand plaques are put on trains. and the career center opened today at 39th and market with a rib on cutting. folks searching for a job can get career counseling and resume help. unique to this west philadelphia site is a special section for youth and young adults. coming up on "action news" tonight. she is getting a kick out of this literally. national attention is on a minneapolis county teenager for being able to hang with the boys on the grid iron. >> and a big celebration to raise this steal beam in camden. it's feeling like fall,
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yesterday's high only 65 and today 67 degrees i'll let you know when temperatures in the 70s return in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> all right and the nfl injects some uncertainty into the eagles season after a player is forced to sit out. katie v/o: she works hard.
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she stays late. but she gets paid 21% less than her male coworkers. pat toomey has voted time after time against equal pay for women, against pay that helps hard working families get ahead. katie o/c: for my daughters and yours, i'll fight for equal pay for women. families need it; you've earned it. katie v/o: i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message because it's your turn to get ahead. a new elementary school is still under construction in camden is marking a milestone tonight. nearly 200 parents and officials including the superintendant was there to sign the steel beam that was then raised into position. mastery cramer school at state
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street and river avenue will serve up to 750 students when it opens next fall. well, this is the international day of the girl and we turn to one montgomery county lady kicking gender stereotypes to the curb. kelly mcnamara is one of the first female football players in one of the biggest schools in the state. walter perez has her story. >> reporter: monica, you know the center of this story the viral video proving this young lady is one tough cookie. so much for the notion that girls can't be football players. that monster hit was delivered by north penn's kicker kelly mcnamara. she is fielding media requests from across the country ever since. it's not hard to deal with but overwhelming and too much to
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think of at one time. >> as that kickoff return was developing she never thought that play would end up on a highlight reel. i froze for a second and then ran at him. >> and took him out? >> yes. >> the coaches up in the press box were next to the camera were as excited as anybody and i was on the head set with one of them and i didn't realize kelly hit him. they said that was kelly. >> the coach adds while he is happy to see kelly receiving the notoriety. he is just happy that his kickoff team did not give up 6 points. >> if she did not make the tackle the kid might have scored. >> the great part the knights win and improve their record 7-0. kelly made four of five field goal attempt and only missed two extra points all season.
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just maybe her new found fame will help her fulfill her dream and take her kicking to the next level. >> have a chance to play at the college level. >> and knock some dudes down there? >> you never know. >> three regular season games before the playoffs for north penn high school. but first kelly has a live interview tomorrow morning with espn. walter perez, channel 6 "action news." >> good for her. a group of young women gathered in delaware to mark the day as well. the initiative girls project, it featured first lady, michelle obama. and one of philadelphia's first civil rights activists -- that is what they discussed if
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philadelphia. the struggle for equality before and after the civil war, the individual was shot to death during election day violence back in 1871.
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ducis is here with sportsment a tough day for the eagles. >> tough news. the arbitrator upheld lane johns johnson's suspension. we will not see him back until december 19th only two regular season games will remain. his lawyer says they will look at all options. it's his second offense and in 2014 he served a suspension for the offense. it hurts eagles on the field and johnson forfeits $3 million and bonuses. and the eagles put out this statement from howie rose man. we are disappointed that lane
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johnson is suspended 10 games, his actions have affected the entire organization, we are all working on a clearly defined set of rules set forth by the nfl. moving forward he has no choice but to hold himself accountable to jeffrey lurie and his staff and teammates. we'll continue to support him and welcome him back to the team. we are moving on with our preparations for this week's game in washington. what will birds do at right tackle. the rookie fifth round draft pick. he has yet to play or dress for a game this season. to basketball. the sixers visit the grizzlies in preseason play. we'll get a look at the second team players because okafor and noel will sit this one out.
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joel embiid will face off against mark casol. >> i look up to him and be friendly every time he sees me he always says something. i can't wait and i can't wait to go against him. >> we are three days away from the flyers season opener, friday night they visit the kings in l.a. the flyers have gotten younger and younger over the years that is okay with a 38-year-old veteran. >> young guys with a lot of speed and skill and a lot of energy to the team and i think that will help us. i'm sure those guys will really excited to get into the nhl and teammates as a whole group, we have a you know a good balance between experience and young kids coming and pushing. >> to the baseball playoffs?
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>> the nats are trying to eliminate the dodger as we speak. the dodgers lead 3- 2. the dodgers stayed off elimination against the cubs. brandon crawford, that was the game winner, the cubs lead the series 2-1. game four is tonight. baseball playoffs are getting interesting. and patients at dupont childrens hospital got into the halloween spirit. each child got their pick of a table full of costumes, avenue year they bring halloween to the children that can't trick or treat with family and friends.
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cecily tynan is here. a bit is of sunshine after a dreary weekend. >> this is an indication of a dry weather pattern. i got my car washed today. when the meteorologist got her car washed finally. we will not see rain for a while. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing we are rain free out there today and earlier today not a cloud in the sky. this is a fantastic photo posted on my facebook page by ronald. you can see the bright blue sky and also if you look at the river you see how flat it is, indication that the winds are diminished since yesterday and it felt good this afternoon but
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this morning there was a definite chill in the air. mt. pocono dropped down to 29 degrees and allentown 34 and trenton and willing 39 and philadelphia 45, the coolest morning since the middle of may. fall just 20 days until the halloween costume. right now pretty nice, 62 in philadelphia and allentown 64 and trenton 60 and cape may down to 59 degrees and wilmington 62. satellite 6 along with action radar showing after crystal clear skies we see clouds streaming in from the west and a few of them are beginning to back in from the atlantic. with more cloud cover tonight it acts like an atmospheriic blankt holding in the heat. allentown 40 and wilmington 46 and cape may 53 degrees, future
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tracker 6 showing tomorrow morning we start the day with some clouds and some fog as well. especially across south jersey and delaware. but as we head through the day drier air will mix in and we'll see sunshine still some patchy clouds across south jersey and philadelphia 68 degrees we hit that that is the average high for this time of year. heading into thursday, a mixture of clouds and sunshine ahead of this cold front we kick it up to 72 degrees, that front comes through dry and maybe a spotty shower in the poconos or the lehigh valley. and then behind it another area of high pressure builds in for the weekend bringing us sunshine for the weekend and that cold front helps to kick hurricane nicole out to sea after it hits bermuda or comes close as a category 2 hurricane. thankfully we don't have to deal with nicole but could cause problems for bermuda the exclusive accuweather forecast tomorrow morning low clouds and fog and the sunshine will be
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breaking through that by the middle to late morning, nice afternoon and 68 degrees, thursday ahead of that cold front we warm up to 72 again some low clouds and fog in the mornings and friday bright sunshine and breezy and 65 degrees. future tracker 6 showing in the morn weg look at wind gusts from 20 to 29 miles per hour. heading into the weekend it's been a while since we had a nice sunny weekend, we have got it this weekend. saturday 66 and sunday bump it up to 70 degrees and monday it clouds up and it looks like we could have a few showers and the system is not quite as robust as yesterday and 71 and tuesday partly sunny and warm with a high of 74 degrees. so we are kind of getting into the pattern where we have cool nights and a comfortable afternoon. the pattern continues into next week. >> thank you. some philadelphia high school seniors got information about college and future careers today. members of a local chapter of the bar association hosted their annual mentoring workshop in
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spring garden they were there to help them fill out their college applications to decide on a major or possible career. world news is next here on channel 6. and "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17. for ducis rogers and cecily tynan i'm monica malpass we hope to see you here at 11:00. planned parenthood.
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i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion and i would suggest we have penalties for doctors who perform them. would you put people in jail for performing abortions? at some point doctors performing abortions i think would be subject to that sort of penalty. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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tonight, breaking news. donald trump declares he's no longer shackled, and unleashes on several big names. blasting republican leaders for turning their backs on him. and back together, al gore tonight at hillary clinton's side. also breaking, the deadly plane crash on main street in one american city. emergency crews rushing to the scene. the smartphones igniting, and tonight, samsung now says it will stop mauckiking that phone question. that customers should stop using it. but how can americans be sure the person next to them on the plane and in that subway is listening? the suspect running into traffic on a busy interstate. the officer chasing him and hazering him. and the fbi on the case tonight. the chilling video discovered on youtube. the man, the girl who appears tied up behind the door. is it real or is


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